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  • So we are on way way out of The European Union

    The option to Vote has now driven us out of The Union.

    We now have to take the advantage and not carry on blaming ourselves or others.It was a shock the way it went BUT GET OVER IT.

    The European Union is an organisation that tries to represent Europe.
    It is now nervous that a country has dared to take control of themselves.

    It will not be easy to deal with them because they want us to fail.
    We will not fail and maybe others will split away.That is their biggest fear.

    Northern Ireland now needs to be used as a trade Area to negotiate with Europeans direct.Taking advantage of its doorstep location with Southern Ireland. The UK needs to lower corporation rates to be the same as Ireland.This will be an advantage for all business.

    We need to create a small coordinating and marketing organisation and use CBI and Group Trading organisations to promote Great Britain.The commonwealth needs to be a bigger part of our trade. Our main objective must be to trade globally.
    The social legislation and general laws need to be rewritten and but back into British Law. Maybe a 5 year project.There is going to be lots to sort. In the meantime we can still use Modified European Law and call it that.

    For Info
    The European Union is a politico-economic union of 28 member states. It has an area of 4,324,782 km², and an estimated population of over 508 million, and operates through a hybrid system of supranational ... Wikipedia
    Area: 4.325 million km²
    Founded: November 1, 1993, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Headquarters: City of Brussels, Belgium
    Unemployment rate: 9.6% (Apr 2015) Eurostat
    Government debt: 87.4% of GDP (2013) Eurostat
    Largest city: London
    Founders: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, Netherlands, Germany

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  • Chat Thread
    by OLDMAN (Posted Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:13:59 GMT)
    Morning All

    The sun was up and bright at 5:30 this morning and still ther when I got up at 6:45 so I must have missed that cloud

    It was nice all the way in to Henley and work until now – just clouded over a bit

  • Word Association Game..
    by Whitley Boy (Posted Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:07:40 GMT)

  • Berkeley Avenue.
    by C8H10N4O2 (Posted Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:48:20 GMT)
    Traffic cams are back.

  • Wifi extender?
    by C8H10N4O2 (Posted Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:38:00 GMT)
    Tell me, do you call out professional builders, car mechanics and doctors as using guesswork too?

  • Old Comet store
    by Pooneil (Posted Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:40:14 GMT)
    buseng wrote:How silly can you get, doesn't RBC planning control how many of the same type of shop opens in a designated area?
    Well they could do that, but since they have absolutely no legal power to do so, they would get roundly and expensively spanked in the courts, to the detriment of our council tax bills... :whistle1:

  • The Heights Primary School, Caversham
    by Freddie (Posted Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:36:34 GMT)
    peanutbutter wrote:The heat spots on the maps are survey responses... Not where kids haven't got into schools. The coloured areas show where children have got in to caversham primary and Emmer green primary.... demonstrating the large area in the west of caversham that historically don't get places in their catchment schools. There are two different maps.

    Having looked again at the two different maps I must beg to differ. You're suggesting everyone in the west has to send their child where exactly ? (because they've been unable to get in to their catchment school?) In one street (west of A4074) alone I'm aware of there being 6 out of 6 primary school aged kids attending Caversham Primary.
    If you add this discrepancy to the lack of survey responses (hot spots) from the same west of caversham area as evidenced in the other map, I'm now wondering how accurate this need for a new school is.

  • Have They Got it Wrong?
    by piwacket (Posted Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:29:41 GMT)
    buseng wrote:I mentioned it in the OP.

    Oh so you did, Buseng, sorry

  • Local self-publicist exposed as bulls*** merchant
    by Stuart Kerr (Posted Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:17:35 GMT)
    I'm not entirely sure how the media and Councillors ended up focusing on the Van Gogh piece, when he was standing there, next to an Edvard Munch? There are only four authentic versions in the world, with one selling at Sotheby's, two years ago, for $150m. A quick check on Google should have made that obvious.

    How did they miss it?

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  • Pothole forming on previous repair, 27th March
    Pothole forming on previous repair

    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 268 Kentwood Hill, Reading
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  • Potholes around Inspection cover, 27th March
    Potholes forming around inspection cover

    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 270 Kentwood Hill, Reading
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  • Car parking on double yellow lines constantly, 25th March
    Keeps parking on this corner on the junction just after the Hilton hotel Kennet island and seriously fed up of him getting away with it.

    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Drake Way, Reading
    Report on FixMyStreet
  • Fly tipping but with owners address on items !, 25th March
    Fly tipping on Alpine Street but one of the boxes has the address of the owner on it ! Refer back to my previous email on this fly tipping!

    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 80 Alpine Street, Reading
    Report on FixMyStreet
  • Litter bin broken/missing on post, 25th March
    There is a huge problem with litter being thrown into the Cowsey - I appreciate it was recently cleaned up and thankful for the work by the community service workers but it is ongoing and no-one is doing anything about deterring offenders. The litter bins on Whitley wood road are often full and the one by the cowsey has been missing for a year now.
    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 63 Whitley Wood Road, Reading
    Report on FixMyStreet
  • Even more fly tipping in Alpine Street, 24th March
    Yet more fly tipping on Alpine Street. .. wish you could set up a covert camera to catch them at it !

    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 204 Southampton Street, Reading
    Report on FixMyStreet
  • Loose paving slabs, 24th March
    See photo. Loose paving slabs here. In foreground.

    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 3 Friar Street, Reading
    Report on FixMyStreet
  • This advertising vehicle is taking up parking space, 23rd March
    This advertising vehicle has been dumped in the same space for the past 6 months. It is an eyesore and is taking up valuable parking space.

    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Admirals Court, Reading
    Report on FixMyStreet
  • Broken glass, 23rd March
    I reported lots of broken glass at bus stop 21 on Kendrick Road at least a week ago. Today I see it has finally been cleaned up. However, not very well. There are several patches of several pieces over the area where all the glass was. If a child waiting for a bus falls on this, they could get a nasty injury.

    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 9 Kendrick Road, Reading
    Report on FixMyStreet
  • 3 Conjoined large potholes - hazardous, 22nd March
    3 large potholes which are combining owing to deterioration. Lower surface of road exposed and quite deep. They 're on the East side of the traffic hump and are a hazard to cyclists/motorcyclists and give severe shock to cars even at low speed.
    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 34 Baker Street, Reading
    Report on FixMyStreet
  • Cars parking on pavement, 21st March
    Cars parking on narrow pavement, forcing pedestrians to walk in middle of road to pass them
    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 118 Crescent Road, Reading
    Report on FixMyStreet
  • Large amount of mud and stones on road, 21st March
    Lots of mud and stones on upper redlands road, which have come off a lorry from wellswood building site, needs clearing up ASAP. stones coming off road at speed when vehicles travel along road, a danger to pedestrians
    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 70 Upper Redlands Road, Reading
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  • Sunken/Loose Manhole Covers, 21st March
    Burghfield Road, southbound carriageway, just south of Southcote Lane past the traffic lights (pedestrian crossing) there is a set of manhole covers that seem to have sunken/collapsed somewhat and as vehicles pound over them the covers rattle very load. This causes a noise nuisance to local residents especially during night time. It's not only smaller vehicles like cars driving over these covers but regular as clockwork also buses and lorries. I urge the council to take a look and repair this area or the problem will just get worse and eventually the lids may rattle off or fly off causing further risk of a serious accident/injury.
    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 323 Southcote Lane, Reading
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  • Pothole just before traffic hump adjacent to 61 Albany Road Reading, 21st March
    Quite a bad pothole located on Albany Road Reading. Subsurface structure visible and about 4" deep. Hazard for cyclists and motorcyclists and provides severe jolt to car suspensions as well.

    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 61 Albany Road, Reading
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  • Major pothole adjacent to road hump, 20th March
    This has been here some time and is worsening. It is a menace to motor cyclists, cyclists and cars
    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 6 Argyle Road, Reading
    Report on FixMyStreet
  • Graffiti on column by seats in centre of pedestrian bridge., 20th March
    Graffiti on column by seats in centre of pedestrian bridge. There was some a few weeks ago that was cleaned up. The same people have done it again.
    Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 28 Lynmouth Road, Reading
    Report on FixMyStreet
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